Masaryk University (MUNI), with close cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MEYS) and the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC), held a conference on Tuesday 15th of February 2022. This conference was for the 5th National Day of Czech Large Research Infrastructures. The conference was held online due to an unfavorable epidemiological situation.
From the Department of Physical electronics (DPE) the director prof. Mgr. Petr Vašina, Ph.D. and projects coordinator Mgr. Ing. Pavlína Slavíková attended the conference.
Among the most important topics of lectures and debates were international peer-review assessment of large research infrastructures of Czechia and analysis of socioeconomic benefits and impacts of Czech large research infrastructures. MEYS presented a proposal for public funding of Czech large research infrastructures in 2023–2029 to the Research, Development, and Innovation Council. The results will be known at the end of the year. The manager of large infrastructures at MUNI Ing. Ondřej Hradil hosted a debate on this topic.
Presentations are accessible on the following link https://www.vyzkumne-infrastruktury.cz/en/5thLRIsNationalDay/. You can read about the conference in more detail here (only in Czech).